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Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday!  I was working on my Buy Miles Points Page and found 4 offers that end in the next week.  Always check the math to make sure that buying miles points makes sense for you.  Do not buy miles points speculatively unless you have a use in mind.  With that said, here are 4 offers that end soon.  Up first, Air Canada is offering up to an 85% bonus , depending on the number of Air Canada Aeroplan Miles you purchase.  This offer expires today – May 20.

Here are the complete terms conditions of the Air Canada promo :

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the Buy and/or Gift Points May 2022 Offer open to Aeroplan® Members (the “Offer”) and will take place from May 9, 2022, at 9:01:01 AM ET to May 21, 2022 at 02:59:59 AM ET (the “Offer Period”):

1. This Offer to buy and/or gift Aeroplan points today and earn bonus Aeroplan points is open to Aeroplan Members in good standing that log into their Aeroplan account on after May 9, 2022 at 9:01:01 AM ET (the “Eligible Participants”). An Aeroplan Member who is logged in to their Aeroplan account prior to May 9, 2022 at 9:01:01 AM ET will not be considered as an Eligible Participant under this Offer – to be considered an Eligible Participant under this Offer, please make sure to click or push the “refresh page” button of your web/mobile browser after this time. Not an Aeroplan Member yet? Sign up here.

2. “Eligible Aeroplan points” means Aeroplan points bought and/or gifted by an Eligible Participant during the Offer Period pursuant to the Buy/Gift Points Program, part of the Aeroplan Program. Please visit the following link for information and terms and conditions applicable to the Buy/Gift Points Program.

All Aeroplan points purchased and/or gifted prior to the start of the Offer Period or purchased and/or gifted with a login time before May 9, 2022 at 9:01:01 AM ET or after May 21, 2022 at 02:59:59 AM ET, are not considered as Eligible Aeroplan points pursuant to this Offer.

3. Eligible Aeroplan points purchased and/or gifted pursuant to this Offer are non-refundable.

4. Through this Offer and during the Offer Period, Eligible Participants will be able to bonus Aeroplan points which are calculated based on the Eligible Aeroplan points bought by an Eligible Participant during the Offer Period as per the following conditions:

(a) Earn 50% bonus Aeroplan points when a minimum of 5,000 Eligible Aeroplan points and up to a maximum of 19,000 Eligible Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted (no bonus Aeroplan points will be issued if less than 5,000 Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted). (b) Earn 60% bonus Aeroplan points when a minimum of 20,000 Eligible Aeroplan points and up to a maximum of 45,000 Eligible Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted. (c) Earn 70% bonus Aeroplan points when a minimum of 50,000 Eligible Aeroplan points and up to a maximum of 60,000 Eligible Aeroplan points are bought and/or gifted. (d) Earn 85% bonus Aeroplan points when buying and/or gifting 70,000 or more Eligible Aeroplan points.

In the case of gifting Eligible Aeroplan points by an Aeroplan Member (the gifter) to another Aeroplan Member (the recipient), it is the recipient that will earn the bonus Aeroplan points, which will be deposited into the recipient’s Aeroplan account (subject to Section 6 below).

5. Specific Conditions to buying and/or gifting Eligible Aeroplan points pursuant to this Offer:

(a) Buying Eligible Aeroplan points: During the Offer Period and only for the purpose of this Offer, Eligible Participants can buy a minimum of 5,000 Aeroplan points and up to 500,000 Aeroplan points per transaction; up to a maximum total of 1,000,000 Eligible Aeroplan points per calendar year:

• Bonus Aeroplan points awarded through this Offer do not count towards the transactional limit of Aeroplan points that can be bought per Aeroplan account; • Eligible Aeroplan points do count towards the transactional limit of Aeroplan points that can be bought per Aeroplan account, which is increased from 250,000 Aeroplan points to 500,000 Aeroplan points solely for the purpose of this Offer; • Bonus Aeroplan points awarded through this Offer do not count towards the calendar year annual limit of Aeroplan points that can be bought per Aeroplan account; • Eligible Aeroplan points do count towards the calendar year annual limit of Aeroplan points that can be bought per Aeroplan account, which is 1,000,000 Aeroplan points. (b) Gifting Eligible Aeroplan points: During the Offer Period and only for the purpose of this Offer, Eligible Participants can gift a minimum of 5,000 Aeroplan points and up to 500,000 Aeroplan points per transaction; up to a maximum total of 500,000 Eligible Aeroplan points per calendar year:

• Bonus Aeroplan points awarded through this Offer do not count toward the transactional limit of Aeroplan points that can be gifted per Aeroplan account; • Eligible Aeroplan points do count towards the transactional limit of Aeroplan points that can be gifted per Aeroplan account, which is increased from 250,000 Aeroplan points to 500,000 Aeroplan points solely for the purpose of this Offer; • Bonus Aeroplan points awarded through this Offer do not count towards the calendar year annual limit of Aeroplan points that can be gifted per Aeroplan account; • Eligible Aeroplan points do count towards the calendar year annual limit of Aeroplan points that can be gifted per Aeroplan account, which is 500,000 Aeroplan points. 6. Purchased and gifted Eligible Aeroplan points and bonus Aeroplan points will generally be posted within 72 hours in a member’s Aeroplan account.

7. This Offer is subject to change at Aeroplan’s sole discretion without notice. This Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion.

8. Aeroplan reserve the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual from this Offer and to ban the individual from any future offers that it finds or believes to be tampering with the process or the operation of this Offer, to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions, the Aeroplan General Terms and Conditions or in a disruptive manner, or with bad faith. Any attempt by a member or any other person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Offer is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Aeroplan reserve the right to seek damages from any such person.

9. By entering this Offer, each Eligible Participant acknowledges and agrees that Aeroplan: (i) shall have no liability of any kind whatsoever with respect to this Offer; (ii) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the award; (iii) disclaim any implied warranty; and (iv) are not liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from an Eligible Participant’s acceptance or use of the award or otherwise from such Eligible Participant’s participation in this Offer. Aeroplan is not responsible for typographical or other errors in this Offer or administration of this Offer, including, but not limited to, errors in advertising and in the official Terms and Conditions. Aeroplan is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems or servers, computer software problems or traffic congestion on the internet.

10. If this Offer is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, pandemic or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Aeroplan which corrupt or affect the administration, security or proper conduct of this Offer, Aeroplan reserves the right at its sole discretion to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Offer, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way.

11. This Offer is governed by all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations applicable in the province of Quebec.

12. In the event of any discrepancies between the English language Terms and Conditions and the French language Terms and Conditions for this Offer, the English version shall prevail.

13. The following applies to this Offer, but in the event of conflict, these Terms and Conditions shall govern: •Aeroplan Buy Gift Points Program General Information and Terms and Conditions •Aeroplan’s Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy:

®Aeroplan is a registered trademark of Aeroplan Inc. ®The Air Canada maple leaf logo is a registered trademark of Air Canada, used under license by Aeroplan Inc.

Up next, Southwest Airlines is offering up to a 40% discount , depending on the number of Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points you purchase.   This offer expires today – May 20.

Here are the complete terms conditions of the Southwest Airlines   promo :

Offer is valid between April 19, 2022, 12:00:01 a.m. CT and May 20, 2022, 11:59:59 p.m. CT. Rapid Rewards® Member will save 40% when the Member purchases 3,000 or more Rapid Rewards points within a single purchase. Gifted and Transferred point transactions are not included in this offer. A valid credit card is required to purchase points. A minimum 3,000 points purchase threshold must be met on a per transaction basis in order to qualify for the discount. Points can be purchased in blocks of 1,000 and a daily maximum of 60,000 points can be purchased by a Member with no annual maximum. Transactions are non-refundable and non-reversible. Purchased points do not count towards A-List, A-List Preferred, or Companion Pass® qualification. Prices are in U.S. dollars and include all applicable taxes. Prices for the purchase of points are only valid while a Member is currently logged in to Southwest.com® or when points are purchased by phone, in the process of booking a flight, and such prices are subject to change. Please allow up to 72 hours for points to post to the applicable Rapid Rewards account. All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply and can be found at Southwest.com/rrterms. Southwest® reserves the right to amend, suspend, or change the Rapid Rewards program and/or Rapid Rewards program rules at any time without notice. Rapid Rewards Members do not acquire property rights in accrued points. The number of Rapid Rewards points needed for a particular Southwest flight is set by Southwest and will vary depending on destination, time, day of travel, demand, fare type, point redemption rate, and other factors, and is subject to change at any time until the booking is confirmed.

The email address provided here is only used for confirmation of your Points purchase and will not alter the email address currently stored in your Rapid Rewards profile.

Prices are in U.S. Dollars and does not include excise taxes. Prices for the purchase or gifting of points are only valid while a Member is currently logged into southwest.com and such prices are subject to change. Purchased points are nonrefundable and nonreversible. All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply and can be found at Southwest.com/rrterms.

Up next, Alaska Airlines is offering up to a 60% bonus , depending on the number of Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on May 23.

Here are the complete terms conditions of the Alaska Airlines   promo :

  • Transactions must be completed between 6:00 AM PST April 13, 2022 and 11:59 PM PST May 23, 2022 to be eligible for bonus miles.
  • Miles are purchased from Points.com Inc. for a cost of $27.50 per 1,000 miles, plus GST/HST for Canadian residents and QST for Quebec residents.
  • Miles are non-refundable and do not count toward MVP and MVP/Gold status.
  • You may purchase and gift Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles in increments of 1,000 miles up to 60,000 miles, and in increments of 5,000 miles up to a maximum of 100,000 miles per transaction.
  • MVP, MVP Gold, MVP Gold 75K and MVP Gold 100K Mileage Plan member (Elite Member) accounts have no annual limit on the number of miles which may be purchased or gifted through Points.com. If you are not an Elite Member, your account may only be credited up to a maximum total of 150,000 miles acquired through Points.com in a calendar year, whether purchased by you or gifted to you. Bonus miles do not count toward the maximum total of 150,000 miles.
  • Offer is subject to change and all terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan Program apply.
  • Points.com Inc. is collecting Federal Excise Tax on behalf of Alaska Airlines Inc.
  • Alaska Airlines Inc. has the obligation to collect Federal Excise Tax and remit the tax to the appropriate government agency.

Lastly, United Airlines is offering up to an 85% bonus , depending on the number of United Airlines MileagePlus Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on May 27.

Here are the complete terms conditions of the United Airlines   promo :

  • Promotional offer valid between 8:00 a.m. CT on May 11, 2022 and 11:59 p.m. CT on May 27, 2022.
  • Promotional offer not applicable to past transactions.
  • Bonus miles count toward the 175,000-mile annual limit per account.
  • You may purchase up to 175,000 miles per account per calendar year.
  • Miles will generally be credited to the recipient’s MileagePlus account when the transaction is complete; provided that certain transactions may take up to 72 hours.
  • Bonuses will be calculated on a per transaction basis only.
  • The bonus amount applicable to a transaction is shown in the chart.
  • Transactions may not be aggregated to calculate the bonus.
  • The credit card used in the transaction will be billed immediately upon purchase.
  • Mileage rates and other fees and offer terms are subject to change.
  • Miles purchased are nonrefundable.
  • Purchased miles do not count toward MileagePlus Premier® status.
  • See here for all Terms and Conditions applicable to this transaction, which include United’s Privacy Policy and the MileagePlus Program Rules.
  • GST/HST is charged to Canadian residents. QST is charged to Quebec residents.
  • If you use Powered by Points to purchase United MileagePlus miles. Transaction will appear as ‘Points United Miles’.
  • Buying miles counts as a United® purchase when made with your United MileagePlus card. You’ll get the miles you buy, plus miles for every $1 spent.
  • Pricing is only available for purchases made through buymiles.mileageplus.com.

As of May 20, here are all the other current buy miles points offers :

  • Hyatt Hotels: Buy World of Hyatt Points today with up to a 30% discount. Offer expires May 30, 2022.
  • IHG Hotels: Buy IHG Rewards Club Points today with up to an 80% bonus. Offer expires June 10, 2022.
  • Wyndham Hotels: Buy Wyndham Rewards Points today with up to a 25% discount. Offer expires July 2, 2022.

If you have any questions about any of these promos, please leave a comment below.  Have a great weekend everyone!